Dr Pingping Han

Senior Lecturer

School of Dentistry
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 334 64285


Dr Pingping Han is currently leading the Epigenetic Nanodiagnostics and Therapeutics Group within the Centre for Orofacial Regeneration, Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (COR3), at the UQ School of Dentistry. Dr Han received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in 2014. Dr Han's current research focuses on three themes: a) salivary diagnostics for periodontal disease, b) “cell-free” regenerative therapy for periodontal tissue engineering and c) cellular nano-mechanics on different modified biomaterial substrates.

Research Interests

  • Cell-free therapy for periodontal regeneration
  • Saliva diagnosis
  • Epigenetic diagnosis and therapy
  • Periodontal diagnosis and therapy


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Qld. UT


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  • Master Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • McGowan, Troy, Han, Pingping and Ivanovski, Sašo (2023). Biomarkers for implant dentistry studies. Surgical research in implant dentistry. (pp. 399-412) Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-37234-6_19

  • Zhou, Yinghong, Xu, Tian, Wang, Cong, Han, Pingping and Ivanovski, Sašo (2023). Clinical usage of dental stem cells and their derived extracellular vesicles. Stem cell in medicine. (pp. 297-326) San Diego, CA, United States: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/bs.pmbts.2023.03.005

  • Han, Pingping, Moran, Corey Stephan, Liu, Chun, Griffiths, Rebecca, Zhou, Yinghong and Ivanovski, Sašo (2023). Engineered adult stem cells: current clinical trials status of disease treatment. Progress in molecular biology and translational science. (pp. 1-1) San Diego, CA, United States: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/bs.pmbts.2023.02.007

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Sulugodu Ramachandra, Srinivas, Sime, Fekade, Naicker, Saiyuri, Han, Pingping, Lee, Ryan, Roberts, Jason and Ivanovski, Sašo (2021). Effect of amoxicillin on oral microcosms in a dynamic reactor. 2021 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session (Virtual Experience), Virtual, 21 July 2021. Alexandria, VA, United States: IADR.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.